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Thursday, 2nd February 2023

GROUNDHOG-DAY.com (via) “The leading Groundhog Day data source”. I love this so much: it’s a collection of predictions from all 59 groundhogs active in towns scattered across North America (I had no idea there were that many). The data is available via a JSON API too.

# 10:05 pm / data

Carving the Scheduler Out of Our Orchestrator (via) Thomas Ptacek describes Fly’s new custom-built alternative to Nomad and Kubernetes in detail, including why they eventually needed to build something custom to best serve their platform. In doing so he provides the best explanation I’ve ever seen of what an orchestration system actually does.

# 9:46 pm / thomas-ptacek, kubernetes, fly

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